Glasgow Commonwealth Games: Upholding Human Rights, Preventing Forced Labour and Trafficking [Glasgow, 22 Oct]

Author: Anti-Slavery International, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Scottish Human Rights Commission, Published on: 1 September 2013

The Scottish Human Rights Commission, Anti-Slavery International and the Institute for Human Rights and Business are organising a one-day conference to explore the challenges for business, policymakers and wider civil society in addressing human rights issues within the preparation and delivery of the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014…The conference...will offer a space for key stakeholders to discuss forced labour in Scotland and why taking a human rights approach offers a clear framework for understanding and developing appropriate responses...Through a series of presentations and panel discussions that will draw on the diverse expertise and experience of participants, the meeting will highlight how human rights standards and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, the ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework’ are useful tools to ensure respect and protection of human rights, including labour standards…

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